SDARL graduates and staff members were featured prominently in several events during November. Above, Scott Vander Wal (SDARL III), President of the South Dakota Farm Bureau, presides over the organization’s annual meeting in Rapid City. Below, Amy Pravecek (SDARL VIII) is a featured speaker at the SDFB dinner meeting. And at the bottom, several panels at the Livestock Development Conference sponsored by East River Electric featured SDARL graduates. The panel in the middle features Jared Knock (SDARL VIII) at left, with CEO Don Norton at right, serving as moderator. The right panel featured Bob Thaler (SDARL III), second from left, and Jeremy Freking (SDARL IV), fourth from left, in a panel moderated by Mike Jaspers (SDARL IV) at right.



March 4, 2019

International Trade and National Policy Highlight Study Seminar

Class X of the South Dakota Agricultural and Rural Leadership (SDARL) Program met with federal lawmakers, agency heads, and commodity groups, and studied leadership on …

February 1, 2019

Ag and Rural Leaders Meet with State Officials

Members of Class X of the South Dakota Agricultural and Rural Leadership (SDARL) Program discussed policy and process during the State Government Seminar held in …

February 1, 2019

SDARL Welcomes New Board Members

Three new board members were seated at the annual meeting of the South Dakota Agricultural and Rural Leadership Foundation (SDARL) on January 28, 2019. The …

December 20, 2018

SDARL Graduate Selected as South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture

Following a nation-wide search to find the best and brightest to serve South Dakota’s largest industry, Governor-elect Kristi Noem announced that Kim Vanneman (SDARL II) …

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